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green beans and mushrooms cooking in a creamy parmesan sauce and topped with diced bacon


Katerina | Diethood
Fresh green beans and mushrooms are sautéed with garlic, sauced up with real cream and aged parmesan, and topped with crispy crumbles of bacon.
Servings : 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins



  • Set a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  • To the skillet add the diced bacon and cook for 6 minutes, or until cooked to a crisp.
  • Remove bacon from the skillet using a slotted spoon. Do not discard the bacon fat.
  • Set skillet back over medium-high heat and add the green beans and mushrooms; season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add garlic and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Add broth and bring to a simmer.
  • Cover and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • In the meantime, in a mixing bowl whisk together the heavy cream and parmesan cheese.
  • Remove cover from green beans.
  • Stir in the heavy cream mixture and bring to a simmer.
  • Lower heat to medium-low and continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cream thickens.
  • Taste for salt and adjust accordingly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle previously cooked bacon over the green beans and mushrooms.
  • Serve.


  • Stove


  • NET CARBS: 7 g
  • For those counting WW Points: Use Low Fat Half & Half. Using heavy cream increases the points significantly.


Calories: 446 kcal | Carbohydrates: 9 g | Protein: 14 g | Fat: 40 g | Saturated Fat: 21 g | Cholesterol: 116 mg | Sodium: 610 mg | Potassium: 457 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 1387 IU | Vitamin C: 9 mg | Calcium: 202 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 7 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream sauce, green beans recipe, mushroom cream sauce, sauteed green beans recipe, sauteed mushrooms recipe, side dish recipes, vegetable recipes